Tag: employee

News and Press

Apple ups education and healthcare benefits, but not for unionized employees; Australia workers set to strike

October 12, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

There’s a growing number of Apple Store workers around the world pushing to unionize, and one store in Maryland has already made the jump. Now, a group of Apple retail workers in Australia has voted to strike next week as […]

News and Press

Apple hit with US Labor Board complaint in NYC as unionization efforts continue

October 4, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has seen a growing amount of negative feedback from its retail staff this year about working conditions and compensation in its retail stores. Efforts to unionize have ranged from its NYC Grand Central store to Atlanta, Oklahoma, Glasgow, UK, […]

App Review, Applications

Twitter had a new plan to fight extremism — then Elon arrived

September 2, 2022

Via: The Verge

It had been a long pandemic for Twitter’s research team. Tasked with solving some of the platform’s toughest problems around harassment, extremism, and disinformation, staffers absconded to Napa Valley in November 2021 for a company retreat. Despite a tumultuous change […]

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Apple reportedly threatens to fire engineer over viral TikTok

August 16, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is reportedly threatening to fire an employee over her posting a TikTok with iPhone security tips and advice. As first spotted by The Verge, the employee was told that she “breached company policy” by identifying herself as an Apple […]

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Ex-Twitter employee convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

August 9, 2022

Via: The Verge

Former Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo was found guilty of spying for the government of Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Bloomberg. The jury handed down its judgment in a San Francisco federal court on Tuesday, where Abouammo was also […]

News and Press

Former Apple exec tasked with enforcing insider trading rules admits to insider trading

June 30, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple’s former senior director of corporate law and corporate secrecy has officially admitted to partaking in an insider trading scheme. Gene Levoff was first indicted for insider trading in 2019, and while he was initially fighting the charges, he has […]

News and Press

Apple joins the Great Return to (hybrid) work

March 7, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Having offered up a variety of products to support remote work, Apple has announced yet another date for its corporate employees to return to the office: April 11. But the return will not be full-time, reflecting that — as so […]


Pros and Cons: Wearables in the Workplace

March 2, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

While they’re not as big as cellphones yet, wearables devices are steadily establishing their place on the market. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, 125.5 million wearable devices will be shipped in 2017, 20.4% […]

News and Press

Verizon tech found guilty of tracking customers’ locations for money

September 30, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

A Verizon Wireless technician has plead guilty to a federal hacking charge related to selling customer data over a number of years. As Ars Technica discovered, the technician, Daniel Eugene Traeger, was selling customer location and calling data to a private investigator between 2009 […]

News and Press, Wireless

Oracle says it didn’t ask worker to cook cloud books

August 11, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Oracle has denied in a California federal court charges leveled by a former manager that she was sacked after she refused to cook accounts in the company’s cloud business and threatened to blow the whistle on the accounting practices. The […]